Online Public and Population Health Undergraduate Certificate
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Connecting public and population health management with the community
The undergraduate public health and population certificate program provide a broad exposure to the key concepts of public and population health as well as an understanding of the connections between public health and the community. The public and population health program focuses on understanding the network of behavioral and social factors of health and how it is intertwined within the community. Students gain knowledge in understanding core concepts in epidemiology and biostatics, disease prevention, population health and health disparities.
The certificate is also available to non-KU, non-degree seeking students.
What industries need public and population health professionals?
The healthcare field is vast and requires a variety of career roles. According to the Labor of Bureau Statics, healthcare careers are projected to grow 14 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 1.9 million new jobs. The Public and Population Health Certificate program can help prepare students to enter a number of healthcare-related fields.
Is the online Public and Population Health Undergraduate Certificate right for you?
KU’s Public and Population Health Undergraduate Certificate program is designed for students who want to enter, or advance in, the healthcare field and are interested in improving the health of communities. KU students have the opportunity to complete this program while earning their bachelor’s degree, and non-KU students can earn the certificate.
How is the online KU program structured?
You may complete the Public and Population Health Undergraduate Certificate in only 12 credit hours. The curriculum focuses on core concepts such as epidemiology and biostatistics, major health conditions, disease prevention strategies, population health and health disparities.
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Why choose the KU online certificate in public and population health?
- 100% Online
- Finish certificate as stand-alone credential
- Asynchronous course format
- Credentialed, experienced faculty
- Globally recognized academics
- In collaboration with the KU Medical Center
- Learn it today, use it tomorrow
- Teaches specific skills to advance your career
- Courses designed for public and population health careers
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